My sibling is considerably lighter in complexion than me, has an even more Caucasian nose, and seems biracial to outsiders.
My sibling is considerably lighter in complexion than me personally, has an even more Caucasian nose, and seems biracial to outsiders. Growing up, I remember being so envious of her lighter skin and straighter locks, calling her the pretty one and myself the smart one. I internalized this texting, usually convinced that I would be considered more conventionally attractive if I had just gotten the gene for light skin, or the gene for the long, wavy Indian hair of my mother. As noted by Rudder in a OkCupid we we blog post, “You can in fact have a look at individuals who’ve combined ‘white’ with another racial description. Adding ‘whiteness’ constantly helps your ranking! In reality it goes a good way toward undoing any bias against you. ” It’s no real surprise that We had instinctively recognized to add my whiteness during my profile, despite its getting back together just one-eighth of my history. Continue reading